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Cedar Lake Acquires Five HUD Homes

Cedar Lake, a non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has acquired five Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homes located in Jefferson County. Cedar Lake Residences (CLR) moved clients into two of the homes in mid-July, and will move additional CLR clients in the other three homes over the next several months. The

New diabetes and kidney research centers at IUPUI win Signature Centers Initiative funding

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has named two new centers — one dedicated to diabetes research and the other focused on developing imaging methods for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease — as 2014 recipients of initial funding under the IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative. The IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative fosters the development of centers unique to

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Cedar Lake Acquires Five HUD Homes

Cedar Lake, a non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has acquired five Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homes located in Jefferson County. Cedar Lake Residences (CLR) moved clients into two of the homes in mid-July, and will move additional CLR clients in the other three homes over the next several months. The

Health News Round-up – June 22

New drug task force forming in eastern Ky. Lexington Herald Leader WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/1pPNyBQ) reports the Cumberland River Drug Task Force will focus on catching upper-level dealers in Knox, Bell and Harlan    How FCC’s rural broadband funding paves path for telemedicine Government Health IT Another way to put that would be the widespread telehealth that

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UK Healthcare Expands, Promotes Administrative Staff

University of Kentucky Healthcare recently announced two leadership promotions in response to expanded operations outside of the campus facilities.  Over the past few months, UK Healthcare increased clinical outreach, developing the appropriate infrastructure for off-campus clinical activities, and assuming management of the new Eastern State Hospital. In response, Mark D. Birdwhistell, VP of Administration & External Affairs at

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Advocacy Groups Call for Reduction in Barriers to Care

Three-hundred-and-thirty-three patient groups from around the country, including three from Kentucky, have signed onto a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia Mathews Burwell calling for immediate measures to reduce barriers to care for patients who have purchased policies through the Health Insurance Marketplace (the “exchanges”). The letter comes as some patients with chronic

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Advocacy Groups Call for Reduction in Barriers to Care

Three-hundred-and-thirty-three patient groups from around the country, including three from Kentucky, have signed onto a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia Mathews Burwell calling for immediate measures to reduce barriers to care for patients who have purchased policies through the Health Insurance Marketplace (the “exchanges”). The letter comes as some patients with chronic

Kentucky’s New Breach Notification Legislation

By Chris Nolan and Trigg Mitchell Data breaches, whether big or small, can leave customers exposed to fraudulent activity. You may recall that in January 2014, Target reported that an estimated 70 to 110 million of its customers had personal information (namely, credit and debit card numbers) stolen in a widespread data breach during the

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Data Breach Category Summary

Healthcare data breach

Cyber attacks are on the rise and healthcare data is the biggest target. By Carrie Gilbert and Matt Klein The threat of data breaches has troubled the healthcare bar since the HIPAA law became effective in 1996. We knew that at some point the boogeyman would come to life. Witness the Target data breach, which dominated the news for several weeks this past December. Target is

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